A Psalm of Praise and Thanksgiving

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A Thanksgiving Recollection of Good Times Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020 Miss Ethel Brock was my fifth grade teacher in 1953 at the Hooper Alexander Elementary School on Memorial Drive in Dekalb County, Georgia.  Miss Brock was from Maine and … Continue reading

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A Battle for Majority in the U.S. Senate: What’s at Stake in the Two Senate Run-Off Elections in Georgia?


Christian Friends, especially those in Georgia …. PLEASE listen to this podcast by Dr Albert Mohler regarding the importance of voting in the Georgia Senatorial Runoff Election scheduled for Jan 5, 2021. It is imperative that Christians understand the ramifications … Continue reading

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2020 Democrat vs Republican Abortion Platforms

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I am totally saddened by the sheer number of people who are classified as Christians that support the murder of the unborn child.  May I refer you to some Scripture at this point?  Proverbs 6:17 (KJV) says that God hates … Continue reading

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Does God Single Out the Sin of Homosexuality?


I strongly recommend the excellent Scripture based article posted today by Crossway. 2020-09-07 – Does God Single Out the Sin of Homosexuality? – published September 08, 2020 by: Robert W. Yarbrough.  An article based on Romans 1:24-32 published by Crossway, … Continue reading

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An Easter Devotion – The Servant Who Suffered For Us


Background: If you had been a Jew in Jesus’ day, you  probably would have been disappointed to learn that He was the promised and  long-expected Messiah.  The idea of a suffering messiah never gained general acceptance in the Jewish nation.  … Continue reading

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God is Our Protector

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My wife and I regularly include one of Pastor Greg Laurie’s devotional thoughts in our daily time together for Bible study and prayer.  The central message of one of Pastor Laurie’s devotions (Under His Protection, May 5, 2018) continues to … Continue reading

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Ready for Battle

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Tonight my wife and I read the devotion, “Ready for Battle,” from “The Heart of Worship” daily devotional book that we obtained through our church (Christ Place Church, Flowery Branch, GA) in December, 2019. You may also use this book … Continue reading

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God Will Provide

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A Lesson on Living the Christian Life in Times of Trouble.  Suitable for an individual, small group and/or family devotion.*1 Click here to view and/or download a .pdf version of this lesson. *2   Key Thought Psalm 46:1 –  God … Continue reading

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The Word Became Flesh – A Christmas Devotional


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Background:

46F85E61-6A15-4EAC-A5A6-18203BC3D386Christmas is all about celebrating the birth of “Christ” Jesus … not Santa Claus, not giving and getting, not friends, not even family.  Not to say that the traditions that surround Christmas are unimportant.  But when our traditions interfere with or take the place of the true purpose of celebrating Christmas, we miss the whole point of Christmas.  The focus for Christians at Christmas should be on Christ and not traditions.  When Christ entered the world as a human baby He came from heaven to earth as thevery specific living expression of His Father God.  In reality, God became Flesh through His Son Jesus.  This was God’s gift to man.  Through the life of Christ, God would show us and even speak to us all that He ever wanted us to know about Himself.

Scripture:

John 1:1-5, 10-12, 14 (NKJV)

1 In the beginning was the Word…

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THE MESSIAH

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Originally posted on jimdavenport:
My interest in George Frideric Handel’s (1685-1759) Oratorio,  Messiah (1741), dates back to my high school days in the church youth choir.  Our Minister of Music introduced us to what I now know was a rather…

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